Unicorn Sheet Metal Works

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Galvanised Steel Components

These things are potentially the smallest parts we’ve ever attempted to laser etch, cut and and fold. It’s a galvanised steel clip for a prototype being produced by one of our customers, they wanted their product and company name etched on the outer face and provided a dxf format drawing which made the job easy […]

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Online Aluminium Pricing

Last week we posted to warn our customers about the prices of stainless steel increasing on our online quotation page, this week. It’s the aluminium! Due to the price of nickel rising months ago both aluminium and stainless steel have been creeping up in price to the point it’s at now, where we need to […]

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Online Stainless Steel Pricing

Just a heads up for our online customers; stainless steel is now more expensive. We’ve been shouldering the cost for ourselves for a while but unfortunately are going to have to make some increases to the prices before we start making losses on the jobs, sorry guys! Both polished and unpolished 304 and 316 grade […]

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Laser Marking & Etching

Marking and etching of metals on a CNC laser cutter has always been a tricky art to master; but after 20+ years of running lasers here, we’ve got it perfected. Having your laser power slightly too high can cause burning or even an accidental piercing of the material, having it too low can cause the […]

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Steel Extraction Flange For The Tyne Tunnel

Last week we received an order to produce a steel extraction flange for a company repairing the fume extraction unit at the Tyne tunnel. There was one issue with this .. it was 1.7 metres in diameter! Larger than the standard on-shelf sheet size of 2.5m x 1.25m or 3m x 1.5m for 6mm thick […]

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Fabricated Steel Platform Parts

The parts pictured below are a variation of thicknesses and grades of mild steel produced for a customer that specialises in off-shore gangway and platform production. When we say variation.. we mean it! There is 6mm, 8mm, 10mm, 12mm, 15mm, 25mm and even a few pieces of tread plate on here! We laser cut the […]

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Laser Cut Stainless Steel Components

The piece being placed into the box in the video below was the final piece of a bulk order we’d been cutting, folding and fabricating for a couple of weeks. They’re internal machine components that make up the metal part of a complex assembly one of our customers is producing. These were laser cut from […]

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Galvanised Steel Grill Boxes

Pictures below show a set of 34 laser cut and fabricated galvanised steel grill boxes; this is 1 of 10 sets of 34 being delivered to Newcastle city centre every fortnight for 340 new student apartments currently being built. Once installed, they’ll sit inside the walls of the building, letting fresh air into the apartments […]

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Instant Online Laser Cutting Quotes – £60 Minimum Order

Get an instant waterjet cutting quote yourself from our website. It instantly quotes waterjet and laser cutting of steel, stainless steel and aluminium from your dxfs right up to 50mm in thickness! We’ve even got a simple shape drafter to work out prices for your simple parts that shouldn’t require a CAD drawing. Circles, squares […]

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Instant Online Waterjet Quotes – £60 Minimum Order

Get an instant waterjet cutting quote yourself from our website. It instantly quotes waterjet and laser cutting of steel, stainless steel and aluminium from your dxfs right up to 50mm in thickness! We’ve even got a simple shape drafter to work out prices for your simple parts that shouldn’t require a CAD drawing. Circles, squares […]

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